Childhood health disparities can have life-long health effects

Thursday, June 4, 2009 - 01:56 in Health & Medicine

Research indicates that physical and mental stress in childhood may have life-long adverse health effects and policy initiatives are needed to emphasise the importance of starting health promotion and disease prevention early in life, according to an article in the 3 June issue of JAMA, a theme issue on child and adolescent health...

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